Linux kernel multiple security vulnerabilities

2008-12-29T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:VULN:9488
Type securityvulns
Reporter BUGTRAQ
Modified 2008-12-29T00:00:00

Description

Double listen() on the same socket causes creation of unassigned vcc table entry, which causes infinite loop in kernel on attempt to cat vc table. inotify subsystem race conditions allow privilege escalation, socket-related memory exhaustion. chip_command() NULL pointer dereference. HFS file sytem mounting buffer overflow.